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Continental Tires Standard on Ram Chassis Cab

FORT MILL, SC - Continental Tire the Americas, LLC will supply the original equipment truck tires for Ram medium-duty Chassis Cab trucks starting in 2010 with the all-new 2011 model year trucks.

Workhorse Delivers UPS Its First New Fuel Efficient W62 Gas Chassis

ST. LOUIS - Workhorse Custom Chassis, an affiliate of Navistar International Corporation, is making it easy for customers such as UPS to spec the right truck for the job and achieve significant fuel savings with its upgraded W62 chassis for walk-in trucks.

The California Air Resources Board Approves EVI Zero Emission Vehicles

STOCKTON, CA - The California Air Resources Board (CARB) approved Electric Vehicles International's (EVI) fully electric return-to-base medium- and heavy-duty trucks.

Minimizer Announces New Heavy Truck Young Executives Network

BLOOMING PRAIRIE, MN - Craig Kruckeberg, the Chief Visionary Officer of Minimizer, announced the formation of the Heavy Truck Young Executives Network.

Predestination Transportation Chooses XATA for Fleet Management

MINNEAPOLIS - XATA Corporation, a fleet optimization software and services company, announced that Predestination Transportation LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Wood Fruitticher Food Service recently chose XATA for its fleet management solution.

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Kenworth Introduces 16,000-Pound Rated Front Axle for T370 Model

ST. LOUIS - Kenworth Truck Company expanded the versatility of its T370 medium duty product with the introduction of a 16,000-lb. rated front axle.

Navistar's 2010 MaxxForce 7 Offers Uncompromised Commercial Truck Diesel Engine Design

ST. LOUIS - The 2010 MaxxForce 7 V-8 turbodiesel charged into the spotlight this week as Navistar unveiled the new engine at the National Truck Equipment Association's (NTEA) Work Truck Show in St. Louis.

GE Capital to Finance Navistar's U.S. Retail Truck & Bus Sales

NORWALK, CT - GE Capital, Navistar International Corporation, and Navistar Financial Corporation (NFC), jointly announced an expanded financing relationship under which GE Capital will become Navistar's preferred provider of retail financing solutions to support sales of Navistar trucks and school buses in the U.S.

Former Maintenance Leader of Penske Truck Leasing Firm Starts Consulting Firm

READING, PA - Kenneth McKibben, former head of Maintenance for Penske Truck Leasing for over 40 years, announced the formation of a new transportation consultant company, Single Source Transportation Solutions.

Freightliner Custom Chassis Corporation Debuts All-Electric Walk-In Van Chassis

GAFFNEY, SC - Freightliner Custom Chassis Corporation (FCCC) introduced the highly anticipated plug-in all-electric walk-in van (WIV) chassis. he new chassis model is the only one domestically engineered and the first in the industry to be completely all-electric in North America.

FMCSA Says States Can Collect UCR Fees at 2009 Rates

WASHINGTON - The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) announced that States participating in the Unified Carrier Registration (UCR) Plan may assess and collect fees for the Plan under the current FMCSA regulation.

NBB Hails Senate Passage of Biodiesel Tax Incentive

WASHINGTON - The National Biodiesel Board (NBB) praised the U.S. Senate for passing H.R. 4213, the American Workers, State, and Business Relief Act of 2010 by a 62 to 36 margin.

Wood Fruitticher to Boost Fleet Safety & Efficiency

BIRMINGHAM, AL - Birmingham, Ala.-based Wood Fruitticher Food Service plans to increase visibility, safety, and efficiency of its 100-truck fleet.

Len Deluca (left), director of Ford Commercial Trucks, sales and marketing accepts the 2010 Medium-Duty Truck of the Year award from Work Truck magazine Associate Publisher Bob Brown.

2010 Ford F-Series Super Duty 'Three-Peats' Work Truck of the Year Award

ST. LOUIS - For the third consecutive year, fleet professionals voted the Ford F-Series Super Duty work truck the Medium-Duty Truck of the Year.

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Nissan Debuts Commercial Vehicle at NTEA Work Truck Show

Nissan North America Inc. (NNA) unveiled yesterday the all-new Nissan NV, the first entry in the company's new Nissan Commercial Vehicle lineup in North America, at the National Truck Equipment Association's (NTEA) annual Work Truck Show.

Supreme Names Besse Vice President of Sales & Marketing

GOSHEN, IN - Supreme Industries, Inc., announced the appointment of Bob Besse to the position of vice president of Sales & Marketing at its subsidiary, Supreme Corporation, effective immediately.

Tracking Technology Combines Best of GPS & Radio Capabilities

SHELTON, CT - OEM Data Delivery (OEM DD), a developer of technology tools for managing work sites and high-value equipment, introduced the ST-950 Service Tracker with GPS and radio communications.

Hauler Racks, Inc. Announce New 'UETR' Rack

MINNEAPOLIS - Hauler Racks Inc., announces its new Universal Aluminum Econo Truck Rack, featuring bright dipped anodized aluminum construction and 800-lb. load capacity.

Navistar Parts Introduces New 'Fleet Charge One' Purchasing Card

WARRENVILLE, IL - International and IC Bus dealers have a new credit offering for customers who need the flexibility and payment options of a purchasing program.

Become a Fan on the A.R.E Facebook Page

MASSILLON, OHIO - Truck owners from enthusiasts and outdoorsmen to hard-working professionals can now join the A.R.E. Facebook community to gain access to special events, news, and resources.

2011 Ford F-Series Super Duty Power Stroke Diesel Clean & Improved

ST. LOUIS - The all-new 2011 Ford F-Series Super Duty delivers best-in-class torque, horsepower, towing and payload capability.

Formation of New Green Truck Association Announced at Green Truck Summit

ST. LOUIS - The formation of a new affiliate division, the Green Truck Association (GTA) was announced at the Green Truck Summit at the National Truck Equipment Association (NTEA).

Isuzu 2011 Eco-Max

Isuzu Truck Introduces 2011 N-Series Featuring NPR ECO-MAX Truck with Increased Fuel Economy & Payload Capacity

CERRITOS, CA - Isuzu Commercial Truck of America, (ICTA) Inc., introduced its new 12,000-lb. GVWR NPR ECO-MAX low cab forward truck, offering up to 20-percent improved fuel economy and increased payload capacity.

ROUSH Propane-Powered Ford F-250

Roush Propane-Powered Ford F-250 & F-350 Pickups Granted CARB Approval

LIVONIA, MI - The California Air Resources Board (CARB) granted certification approval for the ROUSH propane-powered Ford F-250 and F-350 pickups.

Frieghtliner Business Class M2 106V

Freightliner Trucks Enhances Versatile Business Class M2 106V

ST. LOUIS - Freightliner Trucks showcased the new improvements made to the Business Class M2 106V at the Work Truck Show.





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